aerometer

[ ai-rom-i-ter ]
/ ɛəˈrɒm ɪ tər /

noun

an instrument for determining the weight, density, etc., of air or other gases.

Nearby words

  1. aeromechanic,
  2. aeromechanics,
  3. aeromedical,
  4. aeromedicine,
  5. aerometeorograph,
  6. aerometric,
  7. aerometry,
  8. aeron.,
  9. aeronaut,
  10. aeronautical

Origin of aerometer

First recorded in 1785–95; aero- + -meter

Related formsaer·o·met·ric [air-uh-me-trik] /ˌɛər əˈmɛ trɪk/, adjectiveaer·om·e·try [ai-rom-i-tree] /ɛəˈrɒm ɪ tri/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for aerometry

aerometry

/ (ɛəˈrɒmɪtrɪ) /

noun

another name for pneumatics

aerometer

/ (ɛəˈrɒmɪtə) /

noun

an instrument for determining the mass or density of a gas, esp air
Derived Formsaerometric (ˌɛərəˈmɛtrɪk), adjective

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